Friday, April 3, 2009

1 hurt in morning crash

A morning crash in Montchanin sent one person to the hospital. Watch emergency crews on the scene in the 3900 block of Thompson's Bridge Road.

Crash injures 5

Five people were injured following a two-vehicle crash last night in Brandywine Hundred. Watch investigators on the scene at the intersection of Grubb and Brandywood Roads.

Man admits to killing woman

Ricky Wiley, 31 pleaded guilty in New Castle County Superior Court to second-degree murder in the killing of 45-year-old Karin Clayton at her Talleyville home May 16, 2008. Authorities say the two met online and Wiley moved in with Clayton and her family a month before the murder.

Thursday, April 2, 2009

3 escape house fire, 1 injured

Three people escaped a house fire in Wilmington last night and one person was hospitalized. Investigators determined late this afternoon that an unattended candle sparked the fire. Watch firefighters battle the fire.

Barclays is hiring

Today bank executives at Barclays held a job fair in Newark. The company is expanding its Barclaycard’s customer service operations in New Castle County. Hear from one woman hoping to get hired and a manager for the company.

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Road reopens after crash

A two-vehicle crash involving a cement truck that overturned closed a road in Bear for about three hours today. The crash happend in the 700 block of Walther Road, minor injuries were reported.

Wilmington's skyline changing

Local real estate developer Pettinaro Construction is moving forward with plans to erect a 15-20-story office tower from the former courthouse in Rodney Square. Hear from the company's CEO, Gregory Pettinaro, and take a look at an additional tower already under construction.

Bookmobile slowing down in Sussex

A long-time roving library that travels throughout Sussex County will make fewer stops this year due to county budget woes and dwindling circulation. Watch as the bookmobile makes a stop in Millville and hear from one person who utilizes the service.

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Man caught in drive shaft hospitalized

A 56-year old man was critically injured today after he became pinned underneath a utility pickup truck he was working on. Watch emergency crews on the scene of the victim's business in St. Georges where the accident occurred. Paramedics say the man suffered serious injuries to his neck and chest.

Man charged in sex tourism

A 65-year-old man is in federal custody charged with crimes related to sex tourism. Paul E. Pavulak of New Castle County is a registered sex offender and accused of using a computer at the business he used to own to view child pornography and solicit sex from a mother and her toddler in the Philippines. Watch our coverage here.

Monday, March 30, 2009

Fire destroys home

A weekend fire destroyed a mobile home near Rehoboth Beach. Watch as firefighters battle the blaze. Flames engulfed the home Saturday night in the 34000 block of Oak Drive in Angola Neck.

Riders on the sand

A local horse riding group took their fundraising efforts to the beach this past weekend. Watch as members of the Southern Delaware Therapeutic and Recreational Horseback Riding, Inc. hosted the 12th annual beach ride. The group offers therapeutic horse riding for children and adults with disabilities.

Tribute to fallen firefighter

About 300 people came out Sunday to support the first 5K inaugural run in memory of Michelle Smith, a Delaware City volunteer firefighter. Smith was struck and killed in December while tending to an injured motorcyclist. Sunday's event raised scholarship money for her 12-year-old daughter.


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